Photo Contest

UC Davis Study Abroad Photo Contest 2017

Share your photos with your friends, family and the UC Davis community through the Aggies Abroad NetworkWe encourage you to add photos anytime, all year round. However, towards the end of each academic school year we like to host a competition to distinguish and celebrate the best-of-the-best in study abroad photography.

Detailed instructions and guidelines are below, but the gist: (1) Submit photos taken by you on your 2016-2017 study abroad program, (2) vote for your favorites, (3) win prizes and (4) have your pictures featured on Instagram and around campus.

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Who May Enter

Anyone who has, or will, participate in a 2016-2017 UC Davis study abroad program, which includes: UC Davis Quarter Abroad; UC Davis Summer Abroad (2017 programs); Seminars Abroad, Internships Abroad, all UCEAP 2016-2017 programs; and all Independent 2016-2017 programs. Winners will be announced at the end of the Summer 2016.

What to Enter

You may post up to 5 study abroad photos

IMPORTANT: when you upload your photo(s) there will be an option for 'tagging'; tag the photos you want in the contest as 'contest2017'.


The photos you submit for the contest should capture an experience abroad and represent the ideals of study abroad:

  • People & Culture
  • Academic Learning
  • Natural & Urban Landscapes
  • Students Having Fun
  • Portraits of Students with Creative Use of Natural & Urban Landscapes

s and Instructions

  1. Photos submitted for the contest must be taken while on your study abroad program. Note: they can be from the host country or another location visited during the study abroad program. 
  2. When uploading photos you will have the option of including a title, location, and a caption/description; please fill in this information.
  3. For photos you want included in the contest, all you need to do is tag your photos with 'contest2017'. Again, you may post photos anytime; we love seeing where you've been and what you're doing. If, after uploading your photos, you have any questions about tagging, please contact
  4. Please submit high resolution JPEG (.jpgs) files of at least 2 megabytes (2048x1536 pixels)

Photo Submission Deadline Extended

New Deadline: September 29, 2017

Picking A Winner

Once all photos are posted and tagged, the top submissions will be announced by the UC Davis Study Abroad Photo Contest Committee. Voting will open to the public for one week and the photo with the most votes wins. 


  • Top Prize: New iPad
  • Runners Up: Giftcards


Please email with any questions.

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